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From gold rush ghost town to migratory delta

...the bright light of 6:30 a.m. when I woke up to the sound of Bjorn ripping open the tent zipper and fumbling for the bear spray. Something big was splashing in the water right by our camp.When we stumbled out of the tent, we realized it...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-29/gold-rush-ghost-town-migratory-delta
Outdoors
Motorcyclist, bear collide on Glacier Highway

...sent the man to the hospital, killed the bear and orphaned the sow's cubs. The...in a 55 MPH section of roadway and the bear suddenly ran in front of him, leaving him without time to avoid the bear," Gifford told the Empire in an...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-28/motorcyclist-bear-collide-glacier-highw
Local
Admiralty, from many angles

...in telling the stories of those places," he said.Admiralty Island is known in Tlingit as Kootznoowoo, Fortress of the Bears, and long, narrow Seymour Canal is "Kanakh'aa" or "Skinny."The landscape itself holds ancient history; Admiralty...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-27
Art
Agitated bear lingering with cubs near Dredge Lake

...active in the Mendenhall Valley.The bear, named No. 103 after her yellow...yard. They yelled and distracted the bear long enough to rescue their dog, and the bears went on their way after climbing some...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-26/agitated-bear-lingering-cubs-near-dredg
Local
Trooper shoots charging bear

...host repeatedly asked people to let the bear feed undisturbed and not use the boardwalk...they give the young female space.The bear found a bucket of trash filled with...sports drink containers. Mooney said the bear refused to back away from people camping...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-20/trooper-shoots-charging-bear
State
Trooper shoots charging bear near southern Alaska campground

...host repeatedly asked people to let the bear feed undisturbed and not use the boardwalk...they give the young female space.The bear found a bucket of trash filled with...sports drink containers. Mooney said the bear refused to back away from people camping...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-19/trooper-shoots-charging-bear-near-south
State
Louisiana black bear takes his leave

...He's smart," Carmouche said.Since the bear is away from humans, he can just...Department of Wildlife and Fisheries."The bear is nowhere to be seen. We don't...Bayou Wildlife Management Area, where the bear would have been taken had he been...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-20/louisiana-black-bear-takes-his-leave
Not For Web
Near encounters with defensive bear close popular Mendenhall Glacier trail

...and the woman talked loudly as they approached the bear's location in order to confirm the sighting...looking at us," Neary said.The two talked to the bear and backed away slowly, but the bear kept coming.Neary and the woman eventually...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-12/near-encounters-defensive-bear-close-po
Local
Wolf hunting season near Denali ends 2 weeks early

...wolves were being attracted to bear bait stations, where they are often shot."It's an unintended consequence with the bear hunters. I haven't confirmed it yet, but it's possible that there were a couple of wolves taken in the early part...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-17/wolf-hunting-season-near-denali-ends-2-
State
Video shows mother bear rushing at tourist group in Yellowstone

...up, frightening the tourists."The bear was the only one doing anything right there," Gibson said. "The bear was definitely not charging at people. The bear was trying to get across the bridge...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-12/video-shows-mother-bear-rushing-touri
Not For Web

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